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Shailesh Haribhakti
Chairman at Haribhakti & Co. LLP


Shailesh Haribhakti is a renowned Chartered and Cost Accountant, and a Certified Internal Auditor, Financial Planner & Fraud Examiner with over four decades of experience in developing and leading one of India’s most respected and diversified Chartered Accountancy firms, Haribhakti & Co LLP Chartered Accountants. He is currently Chairman of Shailesh Haribhakti & Associates, Chartered Accountants.

He is a strong supporter of a clean and green environment, shared value creation and has pioneered the concept of ‘innovating to zero’ in the social context. Mr Haribhakti is Chairman of the Board of Blue Star Ltd. In addition, he is currently the Chairman of the Board of L&T Finance Holdings Ltd, L&T Mutual Fund Trustee Ltd, Future Lifestyle Fashions Ltd, NSDL e-Governance Infrastructure Ltd, Mentorcap Management Pvt Ltd, Planet People & Profit Consulting Pvt Ltd, Bluevine Technologies Pvt Ltd, and IBS Fintech
India Pvt Ltd. He is Vice Chairman of Intuit consulting Pvt. LTD. He is an independent Board member of a number of leading companies including Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd, Bennett Coleman and Company Ltd (Times Group), Ambuja Cements Ltd, ACC Ltd, Bajaj Electricals Ltd, Epigeneres Biotech Pvt Ltd and Gaja Capital Group.

He is a strategic advisor to FTI and the CT group and serves on Advisory Boards of Doha Bank, Gaja Advisors Pvt. Ltd and Excellence Enablers Pvt Ltd. Mr Haribhakti has helped create GOVEVA, which provides digital Productivity enhancement, Governance & Compliance support to entities globally. In recent times, some prominent Boards and Board Committees led by him have been recognised with coveted awards, which speak of his penchant for excellence in the areas of corporate governance and sustainability initiatives. 

Mr Haribhakti was a visiting faculty at IIM-Ahmedabad. He has led Bombay Management Association; Institute of Internal Auditors, Mumbai; WIRC of Institute of Chartered Accountants of India; Indian Merchants Chambers; Financial Planning and Standards Board,
India; and Rotary Club of Bombay over the last many decades. He has served on the Standards Advisory Council of the IASB in London for two years and was Chairman of NPS (National Pension Scheme) Trust from 2015-2017. He has been conferred with the ‘Distinguished Fellowship of IOD (Institute of Directors) Award
– 2009,’ by the Institute of Directors.

Agenda Sessions

  • Country spotlight: India